No Guilt Veganuary - Low Calorie Vegan Snacks
30 Mar 2022 by Jenny Edwards

Going vegan can leave you a bit lost when it comes to ideas for snacks. But not to fear, vegan snacks come in the form of more than just carrot sticks and hummus. So whether you're looking for something sweet or savoury, something for on-the-go or a WFH day, something for the whole family or just you, it's all here! 

Choc Pot Frozen Chocolate Banana Cups

By: SweetFreedomUK

Method: Blending

Difficulty: Beginner

Only three ingredients are needed to create this low-calorie sweet treat. They need a couple of hours in the freezer to set, so make sure you make them way ahead of snacking time! Recipe here.

Tofu & Vegetable Skewers

By: Clearspot Tofu

Method: Grilling

Difficulty: Beginner

New vegans often avoid using tofu, but it's much easier to work with than you think, and the texture can be just what you need to satisfy a meaty craving. These skewers make the ideal, healthy snack and work with whatever vegetables you have in your fridge. Recipe here.

Violife Greek White Tabbouleh

By: Violife

Method: Tossing

Difficulty: Beginner

Bulgur makes the perfect base for a salad; it's high in fibre, too, so a small portion should be enough to conquer any rumbling stomachs! This salad works well as a side dish too. Recipe here.

Cuzena & Crudités

By: Cuzena

Method: Other

Difficulty: Beginner

You can use whatever vegetables or bread you want to serve with this delicious, savoury dip. It's the perfect Middle Eastern twist on a French classic. Recipe here.

Courgette Fritters with Greek Style Yog

By: The Coconut Collaborative

Method: Frying

Difficulty: Beginner

If you have some extra time on your hands and some leftover veggies, why not whip up some fritters? You only need a handful of ingredients, and they're super tasty. Instead of a snack, you can also use these fritters as a main dish served with vegetables or salad on the side. Recipe here.

Choc Orange Low Cal Muffins

By: SweetFreedomUK

Method: Baking

Difficulty: Beginner

These divinely rich-tasting muffins are packed full of flavour with only 90 calories per muffin! Recipe here.

Avocado on Toast

By: Plant Based Health Online

Method: Other

Difficulty: Beginner

If you're in the mood for great textures and taste, there's nothing better than the classic avocado on toast! This is the perfect breakfast or snack food. You can add whatever seasonings or hot sauces you like for an extra flavour boost. Recipe here.

Roasted Butternut Squash Dip

By: The Vegan Kind

Method: Roasting, Blending

Difficulty: Beginner

This spiced Roasted Butternut Squash Dip goes perfectly with any breads or crackers. You can even spread it on toast or in a salad wrap. Recipe here.

Courgette Salad with Chickpea Rice

By: Mr Organic

Method: Cooking

Difficulty: Beginner

Courgettes are a low calorie, nutritious snack food that goes with almost anything, and they taste amazing when spiralised or shaved. Also, the chickpea rice gives this salad plenty of protein. What more could you want? Recipe here.

Sweet Potato Loaf Cake

By: SweetFreedomUK

Method: Baking

Difficulty: Beginner

This loaf cake is full of comforting spices and filling sweet potatoes to keep you going until your next meal. A small slice goes a long way. Recipe here.

Roasted Aubergine, New Potatoes with Barley & Lentil Salad

By: Zina Z

Method: Cooking, Roasting

Difficulty: Beginner

Enjoy this nutrition-packed salad as a snack or a side dish. There's lots of fibre and protein to keep those hunger pangs at bay! Recipe here. 

Extra ideas

  • Snack bars

  • Popcorn 

  • Apples and nut butter

  • Kale chips 

  • Guacamole and crackers

  • Edamame and sea salt

  • Roasted chickpeas with seasoning

  • Rice cakes 

30 Mar 2022
Jenny Edwards

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